Messi claims record 6th Ballon d’Or, Rapinoe wins women’s award

Messi claims record 6th Ballon d’Or, Rapinoe wins women’s award

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Argentine super star, Messi wins 6th World footballer of the year ahead of Portugal Ronaldo Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or award on Monday, beating Liverpool’s leading nominees and Cristiano Ronaldo to lift soccer’s most prestigious individual trophy. The Argentine,…

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba lose 2-0 away to Hassania Agadir

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba lose 2-0 away to Hassania Agadir

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Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday went down to a 2-0 defeat against Moroccan side, Hassania Agadir in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D clash  at the Stade Al Inbiaâte. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Karim El Berkaoui…

Ex Nigeria international footballer, Yusuf Mangut dies in Jos

Ex Nigeria international footballer, Yusuf Mangut dies in Jos

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The late Mangut Nigeria’s former international footballer, Yusuf Mangut has dies in Jos Sunday after a protracted illness at the University of Jos Teaching Hospital (JUTH).   Former Nigeria’s football star, Tijjani Babangida assisted Mangut financial recently Salisu Nakande, member of the…

We dedicate Wikki FC Week 6 league victory to celebrate Governor Mohammed success at appeal court –Perm. Sec.

We dedicate Wikki FC Week 6 league victory to celebrate Governor Mohammed success at appeal court –Perm. Sec.

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Permanent Secretary, Bauchi  Ministry of Youth and Sports, Alhaji Zirami By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi The overseeing Permanent Secretary, Bauchi State  Ministry of Youth and Sports Alhaji Usman Zirami, has described the 1 — 0 win of Wikki Tourists FC over Heartland…

30 Gold Label Runners invited for 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

30 Gold Label Runners invited for 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

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Gov. Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says 30 Gold Label Runners and 25 Silver Label Runners have been  invited as elite runners for 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Feb. 8, 2020. The governor, represented by the  Chairman, Lagos State Sports…

Bauchi Under-21 hockey team clashes with FCT in final

Bauchi Under-21 hockey team clashes with FCT in final

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By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi The Bauchi flickers Under-21 hockey team has qualified to final of the ongoing National Under-21 hockey championship taking place at the National stadium Package ‘B’ Abuja. This was disclosed by the Secretary, Bauchi State Hockey Association, Hajiya…

First Lady, Aisha hails Nigeria’s choice for Para Powerlifting World Cup

First Lady, Aisha hails Nigeria’s choice for Para Powerlifting World Cup

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Aisha with some of the athletes By Sam Tor Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has described the Nigerian para powerlifting team (the unstoppables) as a team of champions for qualifying for the world cup, and also the 2020 Paralympics. She said…

Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad named athletes of the year

Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad named athletes of the year

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Kipchoge beat the two-hour marathon mark by 20 seconds in Vienna, Austria Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad have been named World Athletics’ male and female athletes of the year. Kenya’s Kipchoge, 35, won the London Marathon for a fourth time in April…

Sheff Utd salvage dramatic late point in six-goal thriller with Man. Utd

Sheff Utd salvage dramatic late point in six-goal thriller with Man. Utd

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Chris Wilder’s Sheffield United side are sixth in the Premier League Sheffield United scored a dramatic late equaliser to salvage a point against Manchester United, after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side had recovered from two goals down to lead at Bramall Lane. Oliver…

Bauchi FA appoint top sports journalist as secretary

Bauchi FA appoint top sports journalist as secretary

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By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi The Bauchi State executive committee of the state Football Association under the chairmanship of Mr, Pascal Patrick (MON), has appointed Mallam Bashir Idris, a seasoned sports journalist as Secretary of the state football association and Mrs. Vasty…